Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Jan 18, 2017 10:57 - 1 Comment

    Ideas | “You are not You anymore”: On the Torture of Theon Greyjoy

    From Game of Thrones to Guantanamo Bay, the purpose of torture is not only to destroy an individual’s sense of autonomy and self-worth, but to reconstitute them into whatever image the torturer desires.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Apr 4, 2017 19:02 - 1 Comment

    Comment | She’s not indifferent … We are: On our Culture of Denial in the ‘War on Terror’

    In the aftermath of the London attack, an image of a hijab-wearing Muslim woman went viral, and was used to signify Muslim indifference at ‘our’ suffering. In fact, the reaction to the image says more about ‘us’ and our political culture of denial, argues Fahid Qurashi.

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    New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Oct 7, 2016 14:21 - 1 Comment

    Special Report | “The world has a responsibility to get this blockade on Gaza lifted”: Women’s Boat to Gaza illegally detained by Israel

    Two days ago, thirteen women – including a Nobel Peace Prize winner – on a peaceful mission to break the illegal blockade on Gaza were abducted in international waters and detained in an Israeli prison. Vyara Gylsen reports.

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    In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Jan 19, 2017 22:36 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Augusto Boal: Games and Techniques

    In the latest essay in his series on Augusto Boal, Andrew Robinson examines the wide range of different techniques formulated or summarised by the Brazilian playwright for revolutionising drama and life.

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    Books, New in Ceasefire - Jul 11, 2016 17:57 - 3 Comments

    Books | Review | Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics

    How was a committed socialist on the fringes of Westminster politics able to win one of the strongest leadership mandates in British political history? Tom Mills reviews Richard Seymour’s new book, ‘Corbyn: the strange rebirth of radical politics’ and finds an astute analysis of the socio-political conditions which have given rise to Corbynism, its future prospects and the substantial obstacles it will inevitably face.

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